College/Education Planning Articles

Choosing a 529 Savings Plan

2019-10-28T14:46:40-04:00

With so many 529 savings plans to choose from, it's important to ask a lot of questions in order to select the best plan for you. Compare the plans offered by different states If you're interested in opening a 529 savings plan account, consider all your options. You can typically join any state's 529 savings [...]

Choosing a 529 Savings Plan2019-10-28T14:46:40-04:00

Tax-Advantaged Ways to Save for College

2019-10-28T14:56:02-04:00

In the college savings game, all strategies aren't created equal. The best savings vehicles offer special tax advantages if the funds are used to pay for college. Tax-advantaged strategies are important because over time, you can potentially accumulate more money with a tax-advantaged investment compared to a taxable investment. Ideally, though, you'll want to choose [...]

Tax-Advantaged Ways to Save for College2019-10-28T14:56:02-04:00

The ABCs of 529 Plans

2019-10-28T15:07:32-04:00

529 plans are tax-advantaged education savings vehicles and one of the most popular ways to save for education today. Much like the way 401(k) plans revolutionized the world of retirement savings a few decades ago, 529 plans have changed the world of education savings. An overview of 529 plans Congress created 529 plans in 1996 [...]

The ABCs of 529 Plans2019-10-28T15:07:32-04:00